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by Osgood
Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: akerman
Replies: 134
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Re: akerman

And it was Derek Rowell I spoke to about the long dipper! He'll possibly remember as I doubt many people would have known about it.

I think the bucket ram might be on there - it seems to be an extended boom and the top of the ram would be just hidden by the bucket?

Tony
by Osgood
Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: Excavators
Topic: akerman
Replies: 134
Views: 15216
Flag: Great Britain

Re: akerman

Richard - am I right in thinking Bradshaw had just the one H16B? In which case I was custodian of this very machine for 22 years, selling it on only last November! I'm guessing the photo is of the machine being collected when new from Peterborough. Bradshaw H16B.jpg Bradshaws sold m/c no. 108 when s...
by Osgood
Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Excavators
Topic: Threlkeld
Replies: 16
Views: 2163
Flag: Great Britain

Re: Threlkeld

It might have been the 38RB dragline (it was yellow but could have been a bit smaller?) (edit: no, I'm sure it was a 33RB) I saw one day 12 years or so ago, digging shale from a high flat topped stockpile and depositing it behind. I was chatting with an old boy while we stood and watched for 10 minu...

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